5 Ways I Learned to Stop Being a “Chill Girl” and Start Being Me!! – By Martine Thompson

As the saying goes, Rome wasn’t built in a day, and these habits won’t vanish overnight, but here are five tried-and-true ways to begin ridding yourself of the chill-girl trope and the stifling expectations that accompany it.   Get Comfortable Saying No: Once a people-pleaser realizes the world won’t crumble into smithereens if she says no or changes her mind, it’s a new day. “I’m not crazy about it.” “I…

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My Tasty 5 Minute Iceland Smoothie!

I’ve fallen in love with this ‘Banana, Kale & Mango’ Iceland Foods Smoothie and its become one of my daily staples! Iceland are all about making great food easy to prepare and that’s great for someone like me who is on the go! I’m sure I’m not the only one who falls into despair when I fail to do the whole ‘meal plan’ thing and find myself binging on something I really…

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Having Trouble With Getting Past Your Past? Read This… #Growth

  About two days ago.. I was having a pretty rough time. I found myself in yet-another situation where I felt like I was being taken advantage of. I have this innate drive in me that loves to support people big or small. Actually? – Especially small! As I ran the events over my head, it dragged up scenario’s in my past… inevitably, I began asking myself “why on earth am…

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How To Be A Happy, Successful & Single Girlboss In 7 Steps!!

Have you ever been so focused on you career that you get asked “when are you going to settle down?” or “when are you going to get married and have children?”. Well I am no stranger to this.. in fact yesterday I was asked the same question and told “Don’t leave it too late.. you will regret it” – er.. Thanks? So If you are wondering “How do I become…

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I OBJECT! New Year! Same Me! …But Different Rules!

Happy New Year Year After Year… I hear things like “New Year… New ME..”.. But, as much as I pushed for growth I still wasn’t able to reach the goals that I had set out. My most recent video on YouTube allowed me to really think hard about my 2017 resolutions by narrowing down the MISTAKES I am making. I see that to create something new… I must set new rules!…

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Are you 25+ and single…? This will empower you! #changedestiny

This documentary literally moved me to tears… I recall around the age of 23, meeting family members and friends at events. Or being invited to weddings (with no “plus 1” to bring) and being asked the dreaded question.. “when are you going to settle down?”. I tested the waters but I just wasn’t ready. Guys couldn’t handle my drive for success and experiencing the modern gentleman of my generation.. I…

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I’m Decluttering My Life To Make Room For My Blessings!

Are you ready for your miracle? …. I think I opened one of the best emails I have ever received this year! I subscribed to Baucemag.com to get some more #girlboss inspiration and although most of their posts are geared at people in the U.S…. Well, this one hit home! Apart from being a Fashion Stylist – I am human! I experience all the things a girl experiences while trying…

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Happy Monday! #MondayMotivation

A freelancer never has a weekend, but I’m glad I had tho one all to myself – kinda. I thought I’d leave you with three of my favourite motivational quotes to get you through the week! “Be strong, you never know who you are inspiring!” @No matter where you are in life, you’ll save a lot of time by not worrying too much about what other people think about you.…

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To Anyone Who Thinks They’re Falling Behind In Life – by @jamievaron

You don’t need more motivation. You don’t need to be inspired to action. You don’t need to read any more lists and posts about how you’re not doing enough. We act as if we can read enough articles and enough little Pinterest quotes and suddenly the little switch in our brain will put us into action. But, honestly, here’s the thing that nobody really talks about when it comes to…

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A Jar & Two Books You Need This Year!!

Happy New Year Everyone! As mentioned in one of my latest posts, 2015 was a tough year for me, I wasn’t able to blog for a few more months because I had another surgery about 6 weeks ago. But there is no reason why this year can’t be better right? Now, I literally feel like I have stumbled on pure Gold and hope this post can help someone like it…

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